First Trailer for Biopic Drama ‘Genius’ Starring Colin Firth and Jude Law

Colin Firth And Jude Law

Roadside Attractions has released the first trailer for the star-studded literary drama Genius featuring Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce and Dominic West.

Based on the biography by Pulitzer winner Scott Berg, the film tells the story of famed editor Maxwell Perkins and his creative relationship and friendship with acclaimed author Thomas Wolfe.

Directed by Tony-winning Michael Grandage from a script written by John Logan, Genius premiered at Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year and will hit theaters June 10.

Watch the trailer below via Yahoo! Movies.

From Academy Award-nominated screenwriter JOHN LOGAN (Gladiator, The Aviator, Hugo, Skyfall) and acclaimed, Tony Award-winning director MICHAEL GRANDAGE in his feature film debut, comes Genius, a stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between the world-renowned book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and the larger-than-life literary giant Thomas Wolfe. Based on the biography “Max Perkins: Editor of Genius” by A. SCOTT BERG, Genius stars COLIN FIRTH as Perkins, JUDE LAW as Wolfe, NICOLE KIDMAN as Aline Bernstein, a costume designer sharing a tumultuous relationship with Wolfe, LAURA LINNEY as Louise Perkins, Max’s wife and a talented playwright, GUY PEARCE as F. Scott Fitzgerald and DOMINIC WEST as Ernest Hemingway.